Connect with us

Social News

National Geographic’s ‘Afghan Girl’ Seeks Refuge In Italy Amidst Taliban Takeover

Do you remember her green eyes?

Published

on



Afghan Girl' from National Geographic magazine cover granted refugee status  in Italy - CNN Style
source: CNN

Do you remember National Geographic’s iconic 1985 magazine cover of an Afghan girl? Her name is Sharbat Gula and she is known to be “the world’s most famous refugee”. 

Sharbat was photographed by war photographer, Steve McCurry back in 1984 when she was just 12 years old and living at a refugee camp along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border after the Soviet invasion. 

And now, 3 decades later, her story as a refugee continues as she seeks safety away from the Taliban resurgence in her home country, Afghanistan. 

Source: AP

After U.S troops left Afghanistan in August, the Taliban seized control over most of Afghanistan (except the capital, Kabul). This has caused thousands of Afghans to flee and seek refuge in safer countries. War times have displaced a lot of innocent lives and the story is no different for Sharbat. 

Italy is one of the Western countries that has taken direct initiative in transporting…

Click here to read the full article.

Source:

Advertisement

Connect with Us

Advertisement

Recommended Post

Advertisement

Contact Us

  • Email
  • Studio Hotline
    +603-7724 1144
  • Office
    +603-7710 5022
  • Fax
    +603-7710 7098
  • Address
    Media Prima Audio, PH Floor, North Wing, Sri Pentas, Persiaran Bandar Utama, 47800, Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan.
Pick our playlist and WIN cash! A new round is up soon! CLICK HERE FOR A CHANCE TO WIN RM1000!
Pick our playlist and WIN cash! A new round is up soon!
CLICK HERE FOR A CHANCE TO WIN RM1000!
CLICK HERE
and stream us live or listen
to us through the app
CLICK HERE
to listen to Fly FM on the app
Available on